While remaining a key source of revenue for state and national governments, traditional lottery operators across the world share the challenge of looking to bolster their appeal among younger players in an era of increasing competition from online gambling.

GamblingCompliance provides subscribers with verifiable data on lottery markets across the globe, while helping lotteries and their suppliers compare regulatory and operating approaches to interactive lottery games, sports lotteries and privatisation models.

Despite Mexico having one of the largest gambling markets in the region, amendments to the current regulatory framework, which dates back to 1947, remain under the consideration of the federal...
Ireland’s national lottery operator is currently in dispute with the country’s Department of Public Expenditure and Reform over the rights to access a €16m unclaimed prize fund.
A former leading official with China’s Welfare Lottery has been sentenced to 17 years in jail for bribery and abuse of power in the most recent scandal to beset the country’s $76bn lottery industry.
The French government’s plans to privatise its national lottery, Française des Jeux (FDJ), have moved a step closer to fruition after the Business Growth and Transformation Action Plan (PACTE) bill...
One of three bills to expand Montana’s post-PASPA sports-betting market cleared the House by an overwhelming margin on Monday, setting up a waiting game to see if lawmakers will pass two additional...
A successful instant lottery auction in Brazil has become more likely, Portugal closes a match-fixing bust and Saipan casino developer charged for millions by the United States government.
A federal judge in New Hampshire on Thursday predicted a lawsuit challenging a new interpretation of the Wire Act by the U.S. Department of Justice ultimately will be decided by the U.S. Supreme...
Four years after launching a state-run online casino, Canada’s largest province is now looking to establish a “competitive market,” Ontario’s finance minister said on Thursday.
The Danish online gambling market, which grew 14.7 percent year-on-year to DKK3.83bn (€513m) in 2018, will adopt a new code of conduct from July 2019, which is expected to lead to a “significant...
Boasting two casinos, a strong VLT presence and a successful lottery, Nova Scotia has focused its attention on shaping its gaming market in a responsible manner. However, in 2014 the province...
Almost three months after a bombshell reversal on the Wire Act, attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice will appear before a federal judge on Thursday morning in Concord, New Hampshire, to...
Wisconsin’s current gaming market consists of charitable gaming, a state lottery and tribal gaming. Pari-mutuel wagering for horse and dog races is allowed; however, after years of declining...
Latest Annual Report data from the Maine State Lottery. The data released for the state contains the following information: Sales by game, expenses including agent commissions, prizes paid to...
Swedish state-owned operator Svenska Spel has promised to halt all online casino marketing in response to growing concerns in the country about the amount and impact of gambling ads.
Despite strong opposition to any expansion of gambling in Alabama, several lawmakers have proposed bills that would bring sports betting to the state, allow voters to decide whether to launch a...
The introduction of widespread tribal gaming in the 1980s and 1990s vastly changed the face of gambling in the U.S. However, today, competition from commercial casinos, the potential for sports...

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